What is Aspheterism?
Aspheterism definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a strong desire, longing, or aim; ambition: intellectual aspirations.
a goal or objective that is strongly desired: The presidency has been his aspiration since boyhood.
the act of aspirating or breathing in.
Phonetics. articulation accompanied by an audible puff of breath, as in the h-sound of how, or of when (hwen), or in the release of initial stops, as in the k-sound of key. the use of such a speech sound, or aspirate, in pronunciation.
Medicine/Medical. the act of removing a fluid, as pus or serum, from a cavity of the body, by a hollow needle or trocar connected with a suction syringe. the act of inhaling fluid or a foreign body into the bronchi and lungs, often after vomiting.
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